2017 winter commencement

Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
May 10, 2018
People

Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.


decorated commencement cap
Apr 26, 2018
People

The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers professor insight into current day culture.


Myles Lum
Dec 15, 2017
People

Commencement speaker Myles Lum found his niche at UNLV in spreading the word to new and prospective students.


UNLV grad cap
Dec 15, 2017
People

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.


Isack Tenorio
Dec 14, 2017
People

Commencement speaker Izack Tenorio found his niche in working on public initiatives. Now he sees them as a key tool in helping to ease divisions in the country.


Student arms raised celebrating graduation.
Dec 13, 2017
Campus News

More than 2,000 students from 31 states and 42 foreign countries are eligible to participate in 4 p.m. ceremony.


Presidential Medallion
Dec 13, 2017
Campus News

When commencement calls for full regalia, our president takes the stage in style. Here's how our presidential bling came to be.


woman with inset image of magazine cover
Nov 29, 2017
People

UNLV alumna blings out a commemorative graduation cap for the cover of UNLV Magazine.


Sinatra
Dec 13, 2016
UNLV History

Dig deep into UNLV history to see how the moment every student is waiting for has evolved throughout the years, from the first class of 1964 to our most recent grads.


May 13, 2014
UNLV History

The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people. Read more about the history of the mace's unique design.